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  • LARGE CALABASH GOURD HAND-CARVED CONTAINER
  • LARGE CALABASH GOURD HAND-CARVED CONTAINER
  • LARGE CALABASH GOURD HAND-CARVED CONTAINER

LARGE CALABASH GOURD HAND-CARVED CONTAINER


  • £95.00
  • £125.00
LARGE CALABASH GOURD HAND-CARVED CONTAINER

A calabash container made by unknown people in Cameroon. Calabashes have historically held an important place in the lives of West and Central Africans. Used for milk, beer, water, and medicines, they were part of both daily life and ceremonies. This is particularly a rare large gourd with hand carved decoration with excellent patina and colouring.

This large gourds are very rare therefore sought after by collectors of African art. This will make a treasured possession to add to one's collection.


Dimensions: H50cm x Diameter 40cm